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too much information in user interfaces

2000-09-26 16:14:27+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

AAaaugh! I'm not normally a fan of professional licensing and certifications, it tends to let people with good test taking skills attempt to run networks, and in general I'm not much on the death penalty either, but a colleague's experience with people misinterpreting the "Entering a secure area of the site" dialog box that IE pops up leads me to believe that we should make use of computers by anyone not capable of breathing without a call to tech support a shooting offense.

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:20+00 by: baylink

So... what was the story?

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:20+00 by: Dan Lyke

Nothing cosmic, just that users were getting freaked out and misinterpreting "secure" versus "insecure".